5. Masai Mara National Reserve, Kenya
If you're looking for the perfect 'Big 5 Safari' - where you can see lions, elephants, buffalo, leopards and rhinos - this is the ultimate experience.
The Masai Mara preservation lies in the Savannah wilderness in Southwestern Kenya, if you're there during spring-time you'll get a chance to see the lions hunt.
SEE: Quick Guide to Kenya: Visa-free travel for South Africans
4. Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
This natural wonder is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations in Africa. Famous for its giant volcanic crater, is the largest un-flooded and unbroken caldera in the world.
The jaw-dropping volcanic crater attracts an incredible array of native African wildlife, its especially famous for the giant flocks of beautiful, pink flamingos!
SEE: Quick Guide to Tanzania: Visa-Free travel for South Africans
3. Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe
Discover the incredible African wildlife that lives off both the South Bank and islands of the beautiful Zambezi River with this one-of-a-kind safari experience.
The ideal way to experience this stunning national park is to go for a canoe safari or sunset boat cruise, you'll float through the serene waters passing by herds of bathing elephants.
SEE: Quick Guide to Zimbabwe: Visa-free travel for South Africans
2. Serengeti National Park, Tanzania
This world-famous national park is home to the Great Migration. From June to July and January to February, watch as over 2 million zebras, gazelles and wildebeests cross the African landscape.
Discover the breath-taking landscape of this World Heritage Site. Located in Northern Tanzania, the Serengeti National Park is the perfect choice for those wanting an undisturbed look at the animals.
SEE: #AfriTravel: Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa leading the safari pack for wild adventures
1. Kidepo Valley National Park, Uganda
Known as the most beautiful park in all of Africa, Kidepo Valley is home to an incredible number of buffalo, zebras, giraffes, elephants and lions.
Located in the Karamoja region in northeast Uganda, this national park is absolutely full of picturesque mountains, valleys, sweeping plains and rocky horizons.
SEE: Gorilla 'baby boom' set to boost tourism in Uganda
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